Bryant Smith is the President & CEO of Flight 1 Carriers. F1C is a 501c3 non-profit organization that deploys innovative disaster response systems to communities in crisis due to natural, economic, and man-made disasters. Employing unique disaster response services, Flight 1 Carriers assists in ongoing disaster relief and incident emergency response. Bryant uses his 22 years of experience managing social and ecological national programs to develop operational procedures and public service systems for Flight 1 Carriers. Bryant coordinated urban forestry programs at the Parks and People Foundation to increase the tree canopy rate in Baltimore City. As an employee of the United States Forest Service Bryant served as a licensed Aircraft Pilot and Social Science Technician providing support for social and environmental projects in communities in need. At American Forests in Washington DC Bryant managed forestry and green infrastructure projects for 13 cities throughout the US.